Christine Field is an author, attorney, speaker, listener and life coach. She has four grown kids, mostly adopted, mostly homeschooled. She provides MomSolved© resources and reassurances to moms facing common and uncommon family life challenges. Christine helps moms rediscover their mojo for wholehearted living after parenting. Visit her website here http://www.realmomlife.com

Latest Posts By Christine Field

3 days ago

Letting Go as a Mom of Grown Children: Is There Ever a Time When Detachment Is a Healthy Idea?

When I think of detachment, I think of a husband unlovingly detached from his wife, or a depressed mother who is detached and uninvolved with her child. In these contexts, detachment occurs in unhealthy relationships. Indeed, the ‘problem’…

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1 week ago

How to Stop Sabotaging Yourself in Your 60s

Do you ever feel like the Universe or other people are out to get you? Interestingly, the greatest enemy you’ll ever face is staring back at you in the mirror. It knows all your tricks and how to push your buttons. Maybe you sabotage yourself in ways…

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1 month ago

I’m a Marriage and Motherhood Survivor and I’m OK

As I look back on my 65 years, to say that my life did not turn out the way I expected would be an understatement. I wonder how many of us would be honest enough to say the same. I approached both marriage and motherhood with incredible idealism…

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4 months ago

3 Things You Can Do to Prepare for the Empty Nest

Releasing your kids to adulthood is a mixed blessing. You are both proud and saddened. They are embracing maturity and that’s a good thing! But your home will change after they leave, and that can be a confusing prospect. Now is the time to prepare yourself for these…

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7 months ago

60 and Wondering What to Do with Your Life? Start a Blog!

How many blogs do you read in an average week? Have you ever wondered whether you should start a blog of your own? I can help you answer that question with a resounding, “Yes!” There are blogs about every conceivable topic…

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7 months ago

What I Learned from Embracing My Imperfections and the Art of Wabi Sabi

Are you imperfect? Good. That means you are human. But are you coming to terms with being imperfect? Ah, there lies the challenge. Culture and society lauds the perfect marriage, perfect children, perfect body…

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9 months ago

20 Ways to Create Joyful Thoughts for Your New Year

2020 has been challenging for everyone. And though sometimes the days can seem grim, each day and in every situation, we have a choice. We can choose to focus on the negative, or we can squeeze all the joy we can out of…

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11 months ago

Parenting Adult Children with Mental Health Issues

Mental illness. The term itself is intimidating. For me, it brought back shrouded stories from my youth of friends and relatives who suffered the colloquial ‘nervous breakdown.’ Back then I didn’t know what that meant…

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1 year ago

How Estranged Mothers Can Find Acceptance and Healing

Martin Luther said, “You cannot keep birds from flying over your head, but you can keep them from building a nest in your hair.” Read More

1 year ago

Talking About Estranged Adult Children and Some Healing Advice

Some time ago, I wrote an article about how to deal with estranged adult children. It was in the choppy wake of Mother’s Day. Many of us were feeling the heightened sting of loss. Read More